List of best-selling albums of the 1970s (Japan)

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The following list indicates the best-selling albums from 1970 to 1979 on the Japanese Oricon chart.[1] It is based on cumulative sales figures of two formats (on vinyl, and audio cassette).

Albums[edit]

Best-selling albums of the 1970s in Japan
Position Album Artist Record label[1] Released Peak position
on chart(formats)
1 Kōri no Sekai Yōsui Inoue Polydor December 1973 1 (LP)
2 Hōkō Kei Ogura Polydor March 1972 2 (LP)
3 Alice VI Alice Toshiba EMI April 1978 1 (LP)
4 Eiko e no Dasshutsu Alice Toshiba EMI October 1978 1 (LP/CT)
5 Modorimichi (Inoue Yosui Live) Yōsui Inoue Polydor July 1973 2 (LP)
6 Magic Monkey Godiego Nippon Columbia October 1978 1 (LP)
7 Let It Be The Beatles Toshiba EMI June 1970 2 (LP)
8 Best Hit Album Pink Lady Victor December 1977 1 (LP)
9 Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack Polydor February 1978 1 (LP)
10 10 "Numbers" Carat Southern All Stars Victor April 1979 2 (LP/CT)
11 Nishoku no Koma Yōsui Inoue Polydor October 1974 1 (LP/CT)
12 Yumekuyō Masashi Sada Warner/Pioneer April 1979 1 (LP/CT)
13 Adoro, La Reine de Saba Graciela Susana Toshiba EMI May 1973 7 (LP)
14 Arrival ABBA Discomate May 1977 3 (LP)
15 Alice V Alice Toshiba EMI July 1976 3 (LP)
16 Kaguyahime Forever Kaguyahime Nippon Columbia March 1975 1 (LP)
17 Voulez-Vous ABBA Discomate May 1979 1 (LP)
18 Arukitsuzukeru Toki Chiharu Matsuyama Pony/Canyon October 1978 1 (LP/CT)
19 Kazamidori Masashi Sada Warner/Pioneer July 1977 1 (LP/CT)
20 Anthology Masashi Sada Warner/Pioneer March 1978 1 (LP)
21 1962–1966 The Beatles Toshiba EMI May 1973 1 (LP)
22 Abbey Road The Beatles Toshiba EMI October 1969 3 (LP)
23 Kaguyahime Live Kaguyahime Nippon Columbia September 1974 1 (LP)
24 Yuming Brand Yumi Arai Alfa June 1976 1 (LP/CT)
25 Now and Then Carpenters King June 1973 1 (LP)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Oricon Album Chart Book: Complete Edition 1970-2005. Roppongi, Tokyo: Oricon Entertainment. 2006. ISBN 4-87131-077-9.